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Wed
07
Dec

Storybrew Coffee Shop Hosts Robbo Davidson & P. J. Jones Booksigning

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Lt. Robert “ Ro b b o ” Davidson and P. J. Jones, authors of the true crime book, “The Evil I Have Seen” will hold a book signing on Saturday, December 10, 2022 at the Storybrew Coffee Shop located at 780 Front Street in Natchitoches. The signing will be from 9:30 a.m., until 2:00 p.m. Both hardback and paperback books will be available for purchase.

This book is a true story; non-fiction about seven capital murder cases in Northwest Louisiana. The victims were from Caddo, DeSoto, Sabine, and Webster Parishes, and Kilgore, Texas.

“The Evil I have Seen” was awarded the First Place True Crime Non-Fiction in Readers Favorite International Book Award Gold Medal!

It is truly a page turner, and the type of book that you can’t put down until you’ve completed it.

Wed
16
Nov

Kennedy Statement on Louisiana Governor’s Race

Kennedy Statement on Louisiana Governor’s Race

Pictured are Kiwanis new members who received their new member certificates at the October 25th Kiwanis club meeting. Left to right: Dr. Jerry Pipes, Karla Wroten, Victoria Hubbard and Past President Lamar Tarver.

MADISONVILLE, La.—Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) released the below statement today: “I’ve spent my life and career serving the people of Louisiana. Becky and I raised our family here and are so proud to call it home. But we can’t deny that our great state is facing serious challenges.

To meet those challenges, Louisiana families deserve a governor who can lead our state and help solve our toughest problems.

“Over the last year, Louisianians have asked me time and time again to come home to serve as governor during these difficult times. Becky and I love the people of Louisiana. We’ve always listened to them, so I am giving serious consideration to entering the governor’s race. I’ll be announcing my decision soon.”

Wed
16
Nov

Nashville Gospel Recording Artist to Perform Dec. 4 at Winnfield Presbyterian Fundraiser

Nashville Gospel Recording Artist to Perform Dec. 4 at Winnfield Presbyterian Fundraiser

Area residents will be able to listen in person to a Christian country music star when First Presby-terian Church of Winn-field holds a fundraising Christmas Concert on Sunday, December 4, featuring Nashville recording artist Jan Harbuck of Monroe.

“Having Jan Harbuck here at First Presbyterian is just a gift from God,” said church elder Carolyn Phillips. “Presbyterians believe there are no coincidences… the Good Lord is taking care of us. The membership of our little church has dwindled and with some recent expenses we faced, we weren’t certain how we could move forward. This fundraiser comes at a most needed time.”

Wed
26
Oct

Fall Festival Scheduled for Downtown Winnfield Oct 31

Monday, October 31 from 5pm-7pm there will be a Fall Festival along Main Street between the Courthouse & The Social Coffee House. Main Street will be blocked off at 4:30. There will be spots available for groups of individuals who want to hand out candy in this area.

There will be a Costume Contest beside the Courthouse on the Pea Patch side starting at 5:30pm. Age groups include: 0-3 yrs, 4-7 yrs, 1113 yrs, 14-17 yrs, 18 yrs +, the theme groups. Pets (one category) The Pumpkin Decorating Contest drop off location will be the Police Jury Office (courthouse). Drop off times are Thursday, Oct 27 or Friday, Oct 28 from 8am-4pm. Age groups: Pre K – 1st, 2nd – 5th, and 6th – 8th.

Also, there will be hot dogs, chips, and drinks located in front of the Courthouse as well as Trunk or Treats from the Courthouse to the Social Coffee House.

Awards will be given out for the costume contest and the pumpkin decorating contest.

Wed
26
Oct

WSHS Announces Honor Roll

Principals List Avant Karly Barnett Addison Barthelemy Cassidie Bartlett Raelynn Barton Gracee Boyett Lydia Davidson Josie Evans Olivia Grantadams Harley Gray Bethany Green Mason Griffin Addison Guerrero Aron Heard Annie Higginbotham Emily Hobdy Jai-Shiel Jacobsen Addison James Chloe Jones Jacob Jones Jasmine Jones Samuel Laughlin Jeremiah Lewis Marvanesha Little Eli Malone Brooklyn Martin Daniel Mcmiller Ala’zea Nelson Madison Nevils Emily OBannon Izabella Page Elizabeth Phelps Allison Poisso Julia Poole Lauren Pray Breanna Rouse Lauren Sanchez Iyanna Schilling Isabella So Joy Stark Joselyn Taylor Camriana Vanblaricum Alyssa Victor Kaden Wyatt Ashanna Honor Roll Armstrong Amiya Austin Liliana Baker Barrett Barragan Alyssa Bartley Sage Billingsley Brendan Booker Bailey Bozeman McKenzie Breaux Deonta Brouillette Jacob Brown Alonna Brown Denasia Brown KaMarie Bruce Brylee Bruce Maggie Bryant Ellie Cates Makenna Chandler Brayden Chandler Clayton Cherry Ashantia Chevallier Andrew Combs

Wed
19
Oct

Legacy Hospice Jonesboro Office Ribbon Cutting

Legacy Hospice Jonesboro Office Ribbon Cutting

The Jackson Parish Chamber of Commerce congratulates Legacy Hospice with a Ribbon cutting. Branch manager Amanda Williams, RN is pictured cutting the ribbon at their 726 Pershing Highway location. Their office is open Monday through Friday 8 to 5, however there is an RN on call at all times.

Wed
05
Oct

WPSO to Offer 2nd Hunter Safety Training Class

WPSO to Offer 2nd Hunter Safety Training Class

The WPSO offered a free Hunter Safety training on Sept 24 at the Shooting Range in Winnfield. It was a huge success and has stirred the interest of many. Sheriff Jordan has decided to offer one more class. It will be held on Oct 15 from 7am – 5pm at the Shooting Range. Lunch will be served and the class is free. For those that are interested, call the WPSO to register. The number is 628-4611. The Shooting Range is located at 633 Old Alexanria Road in Winnfield.

Wed
05
Oct

Louisiana DCFS Assistant Secretary is Speaking at the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

BATON ROUGE –Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services Assistant Secretary of Family Support Shavana Howard is taking part in the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health on Wednesday, September 28. Howard is part of the discussion focused on “Improving food access and affordability.”

It’s been more than 50 years since the first and only White House Conference on Food, Nutrition, and Health was held in 1969. The event focuses on the White House’s five Pillars: Improve food access and affordability, Integrate nutrition and health, Empower all consumers to make and have access to healthy choices, Support physical activity for all, and Enhance nutrition and food security research.

Wed
28
Sep

Atlanta High School To Hold Fall Festival

AHS will host a Fall Fundraiser Thursday, Oct 13 from 6-8 pm at the school. Tickets will be sold to guests so that they may participate in games and activities. Tickets will be $1 each.

There will be door prizes, games, a cake walk, bingo, and much more. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend.

Wed
28
Sep

AHS Celebrates Donuts With Dads

AHS Celebrates Donuts With Dads

Donuts With Dad is a celebration that AHS students and teachers always anticipate. It was a special morning that included a visit from dads, uncles, grandpas, brothers, and special friends. What a memorable day we had celebrating and eating donuts with our Pre-K and Kindergarten kiddos and their special guests.

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